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SubjectRe: [RFC/PATCH] usb-storage: wait for device scanning before mounting root
On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 11:53:11AM +0200, Gabor Gombas wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 04:13:25PM -0700, David Brownell wrote:
>
> > Why give up, ever?
>
> It would be quite useful to time out and reboot using the previous
> kernel ("lilo -R") when one wants to figure out remotely why the new
> kernel does not boot.

And thus we arrive at only one conclusion: You should do this with an
initrd so that any policy that is desired can be implemented. No matter
what the kernel does by default, it will be incorrect for some scenarios.

Matt

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